From Prose to Poems

Ages 18+

Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:45 p.m.

Want to learn how to write a poem or a collection of poetry from your life experience? In this workshop, you’ll learn:

  • About narrative, rhymes, personification styles of poems
  • Line stanzas, being a radar to a potential poem, the poetic verse
  • How to publish a collection of your poems and more…

This workshop will help select memorable events in your life and create a poem. First, you choose experiences you want to share and write them down as regular prose writing.  Then you convert your prose story into a poem. But here’s the FUN! All final poems from the participants will be published in a small anthology book of poems for you to share with family and friends.

  • Session: 5 weeks (June 8 – July 6, 2021)
  • Cost: $60 for 5-week session
  • Class Size: 5 – 12 students
  • Health & Safety Measures: All CCAC Staff, Teachers, and Participants must follow CCAC’s Covid-19 Preparedness Measures and Requirements for Participation when attending class in-person.
  • How to Register: Email instructor at with “From Prose to Poems” in the subject line. Class sessions are held In Person. COVID-19 state regulations required. Class registration will be confirmed via email, with tuition due before the first day of class.

About the Instructor: Victor Vélez

Publishing credentials“A Quest for Answers, Xlibris, 2003“Conga Blues” Xlibris, 2008Salsa on the Square: A Summer of Photos” Breman Press, 2010, “Images” 30 Years of Photography, Blurb, 2013, “Donde Estas, Señor” Blurb, 2014“Divine Reflections” Blurb, 2016“Forecast” Blurb, 2017“Salsa in the ‘Nati, 2018.


Jun 08, 2021 - Jul 06, 2021


6:30 pm - 7:45 pm


$60 for 5-week session


Short Vine
2728 Short Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
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